Cable & Telecom

The Tuesday Interview: Talking switched digital with C-Cor’s Basil Badawiyeh

AS MORE AND MORE TV channels and data applications come on stream, there's less and less bandwidth available on cable plants. That's where switched broadcast, or switched digital video, comes in. While the process is invisible to consumers, it can save up to 60% of a cable company's bandwidth. Basically, it holds back channels that aren't being watched from the network. So, while two neighbors might watch the same TV stream of the British Open since the broadcast channel will nearly always be on, the Pet Network and other smaller channels will be held off the cable plant until called...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.